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 for implicit
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Implicit \Im*plic"it\, a. [L. implicitus, p. p. of implicare to
     entwine, entangle, attach closely: cf. F. implicite. See
     1. Infolded; entangled; complicated; involved. [Obs.]
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              In his woolly fleece
              I cling implicit.                     --Pope.
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     2. Tacitly comprised; fairly to be understood, though not
        expressed in words; implied; as, an implicit contract or
        agreement. --South.
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     3. Resting on another; trusting in the word or authority of
        another, without doubt or reserve; unquestioning;
        complete; as, implicit confidence; implicit obedience.
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              Back again to implicit faith I fall.  --Donne.
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     Implicit function. (Math.) See under Function.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: implied though not directly expressed; inherent in the
             nature of something; "an implicit agreement not to raise
             the subject"; "there was implicit criticism in his
             voice"; "anger was implicit in the argument"; "the oak is
             implicit in the acorn" [syn: implicit, inexplicit]
             [ant: explicit, expressed]
      2: being without doubt or reserve; "implicit trust" [syn:
         implicit, unquestioning]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  140 Moby Thesaurus words for "implicit":
     absolute, adducible, admissible, admitting no exception, all-out,
     attestative, attestive, authentic, based on, categorical, certain,
     circumstantial, clear, complete, conclusive, constructive,
     convincing, cumulative, damning, decided, decisive, deep-seated,
     definite, definitive, determinate, determinative, documentary,
     documented, downright, entire, esoteric, evidential, evidentiary,
     ex parte, explicit, express, eye-witness, factual, final,
     firsthand, fixed, flat, flat-out, founded on, full, genuine,
     global, grounded on, hearsay, immanent, implanted, implied,
     inalienable, inappealable, inarticulate, incontrovertible,
     indicative, indirect, indisputable, indwelling, inferable,
     inferential, inferred, infixed, ingrained, inherent, inner,
     internal, intrinsic, inward, inwrought, irreducible, irrefutable,
     irresistible, latent, material, nuncupative, out-and-out, outright,
     overwhelming, peremptory, perfect, positive, practical,
     presumptive, private, probative, real, reliable, resident, round,
     secret, sheer, significant, straight, straight-out, subjective,
     suggestive, sure, symptomatic, tacit, taken for granted, telling,
     total, unalienable, unalloyed, unchallengeable, uncircumscribed,
     unconditional, unconditioned, undeclared, understood, undiluted,
     undoubting, unequivocal, unexpressed, unhampered, unhesitating,
     unlimited, unmistakable, unmitigated, unqualified, unquestionable,
     unquestioned, unquestioning, unreserved, unrestricted, unsaid,
     unspoken, unuttered, unwaivable, utter, valid, virtual, weighty,
     whole, wholehearted, without exception, without reserve,

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